Wed, Jan 27, 2016

Duff & Phelps Welcomes Brian Pawluck to Toronto Restructuring Advisory Practice

Wednesday, Jan 27, 2016

Toronto January 27, 2016 - Duff & Phelps, the premier global valuation and corporate finance advisor, today announced that Brian Pawluck has joined the firm as a managing director in the Canadian Restructuring Practice. Brian will be based in Toronto, expanding a Restructuring Advisory presence for Duff & Phelps in Canada and broadening local access to firm-wide services.

“Duff & Phelps maintains core debt advisory, distressed M&A and corporate restructuring services in Europe, North America and Asia,” commented Bob Bartell, Global Head of Corporate Finance at Duff & Phelps. “Our Canadian restructuring and distressed M&A teams provide regional expertise on international assignments, and also closely aligns with our global middle market M&A practices.”

“Brian Pawluck is an industry leader possessing over 30 years of experience focused on complex financial transactions and restructuring in the Canadian market in both private and public companies. He also has extensive professional expertise in the energy and oilfield services sector, in particular with special situations in Alberta. By combining forces with Ross Fletcher, Managing Director in Canadian M&A based in Toronto, Brian will augment Duff & Phelps Canadian presence in assisting financially distressed borrowers facing liquidity challenges in raising capital and refinancing their debt obligations.”

Before joining Duff & Phelps, Brian advised companies, financial sponsors, lenders, creditors and other interested parties in distressed situations and strategic buyers, pension funds and private equity firms on the financial aspects of an acquisition. Brian holds an Honors Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Windsor and is a Chartered Professional Accountant, a Chartered Insolvency and Restructuring Professional and a Trustee in Bankruptcy.

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